It is important to run the Compatibility Tool on the computer(s) you plan to use the Oculus Rift on.

How does the Oculus Rift Compatibility Tool work?

The Oculus Rift Compatibility Tool is an executable file that is downloaded to your computer. This file will perform all the necessary checks and let you know if your computer meets the recommended system specifications and suggest potential upgrades, if needed.

Please note that the Compatibility Tool will only work on computers operating on Windows OS.


  • Download the file.
  • Open the file and select Run.
  • Select Start to run the Oculus Rift Compatibility Tool.
  • Review the results to see if your computer is Rift ready.